Monday, August 30, 2010

T-Mobile USA Plans 42 Mbps HSPA+ for 2011

T-Mobile USA announced plans offer dual-carrier HSPA+ with peak theoretical speeds of 42 Mbps by 2011. The company said its mobile broadband network now covers 100 million people in more than 55 major U.S. metropolitan areas.

T-Mobile's HSPA+ network, which currently offers theoretical peak throughput speeds of 21Mbps, is now available in Boston; Erie, Penn.; Fresno, Palm Springs and San Diego, Calif.; Miami, Fla.; Richmond, Va.; Spokane, Wash.; and Topeka, Kan.

"Our new network offers today's available 4G speeds to more people than any other wireless network in the country and we're not done yet. We are now on pace to more than double our HSPA+ footprint reaching more than 200 million people by this year with plans to offer 42Mbps theoretical speeds in 2011," said Neville Ray, chief network officer for T-Mobile USA.